How to use your watch as a compass. Featuring the Franck Muller Vanguard Yachting (V 45 CC DT 5N BL)

A quick read this week featuring the breath taking Franck Muller Vanguard Yachting (V 45 CC DT 5N BL) and a useful tip that you can use with any analogue watch, be it automatic or mechanical! Our TWS top tip for today is how to use your analogue watch as a compass. If you are … Continue reading How to use your watch as a compass. Featuring the Franck Muller Vanguard Yachting (V 45 CC DT 5N BL)

Oris Aquis Date (01 733 7730 4157-07 5 24 10EB): hands on review & unboxing.

Today on review we have a brand spanking new Oris Aquis Date Ref: 01 733 7730 4157-07 5 24 10EB. We all have grail watches, and while reviewing watches that the vast majority of us can't afford is a lot of fun, It's about time we reviewed something that won't break the bank, but will still … Continue reading Oris Aquis Date (01 733 7730 4157-07 5 24 10EB): hands on review & unboxing.

Rolex GMT-Master II (116713LN): Hands on review & unboxing.

Whilst we have so many Rolexes here at The Watch Source Pre-Owned site: https://www.thewatchsource.co.uk/preowned/ we decided it is about time we reviewed one of these stunning pieces. Beginning with arguable, one of the most superb pieces of all the Rolex range, the two-tone GMT-Master II 116713LN. HISTORY: As with many of Rolex's creations and if … Continue reading Rolex GMT-Master II (116713LN): Hands on review & unboxing.

Are Omega Coming For Rolex’s Crown?

Upon asking the average person to name the first brand that comes to mind when they think of watches a common answer can be expected, Rolex. Founded in 1905, Rolex wristwatches were conceptualised by Hans Wilsdorf, at a time when wrist worn time pieces were more for elegance than precision. Wilsdorf's vision led to the … Continue reading Are Omega Coming For Rolex’s Crown?

Zenith El Primero Chronomaster Open Grande Date 03.2160.4047/01.c713-Hands on review

History of the 'El Primero' Since 1865, a small Swiss town nestled with the valleys of Neuchatel has been producing on of the most famous movements ever made within the watch industry. At number 34, Rue des Billodes, Le Locle the manufacturer has been working tirelessly  to perfect the art of time keeping to such … Continue reading Zenith El Primero Chronomaster Open Grande Date 03.2160.4047/01.c713-Hands on review